The Complete Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1951-1958 - Sealed

DUKE ELLINGTON The Complete Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1951-1958 (2022 UK/EU limited edition 9-CD box set, an essential Ellington library featuring nine original Columbia albums plus a host of rare bonus tracks and new state-of-the-artmixes of some of the most enduring recordings in American jazz history. Housed inside a clamshell picture box also containing a 24-page booklet with an essay by Loren Schoenberg, musician and Executive Director of the Jazz Museum in Harlem, plus pictures and information about the tracks, personnel, recording dates and releases. Factory sealed & recommended)

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$60.99, £49.99  
Product Availability In stock. Order now for shipping on Wednesday 7th December
Release Date 23rd Sep 2022
Release Year 2022
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format CD Album Box Set
Record Label Music On CD / Sony
Complete Stock List Go to Duke Ellington
Product Catalogue No MOCCD14222
Music Genre Big Band & Swing, Jazz
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
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Tracklisting & More Information

This essential Ellington library features rare bonus tracks and new state-of-the-art mixes of some of the most enduring recordings in American jazz history. The initial Columbia album, ‘Masterpieces By Ellington’, found the maestro embracing the new technology, displaying grand arrangements of his popular anthems. Other visionary projects soon followed: ‘Ellington Uptown’, featuring the masterful composition like “A Tone Parallel To Harlem” and ‘Blue Rose’ with singer Rosemary Clooney and ‘Black, Brown and Beige with majestic contributions from Mahalia Jackson. ‘Such Sweet Thunder’ is a masterpiece with Johnny Hodges at his voluptuous best. Ranging from ambitious themed projects to extended remakes of early classics, this collection emphasizes how restlessly wide-ranging the maestro was!


CD1: “Masterpieces By Ellington”
1. Mood Indigo
2. Sophisticated Lady
3. The Tattooed Bride
4. Solitude
Bonus Tracks
5. Vagabonds
6. Smada
7. Rock Skippin’ At The Blue Note

CD2 : “Ellington Uptown”
1. Skin Deep
2. The Mooche
3. Take The “A” Train
4. A Tone Parallel To Harlem (Harlem Suite)
5. Perdido
“The Controversial Suite”
6. Before My Time
7. Later
“The Liberian Suite”
8. I Like The Sunrise
9. Dance No. 1
10. Dance No. 2
11. Dance No. 3
12. Dance No. 4
13. Dance No. 5

CD3: “Blue Rose”
1. Hey Baby
2. Sophisticated Lady
3. Me And You
4. Passion Flower
5. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
6. It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
7. Grievin’
8. Blue Rose
9. I’m Checking Out – Goodbye
10. I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)
11. Mood Indigo
Bonus Tracks
12. If You Were In My Place (What Would You Do)
13. Just A-Sittin’ And A-Rockin’

CD4: “A Drum Is A Woman”
1. A Drum Is A Woman
2. Rhythm Pum Te Dum
3. What Else Can You Do With A Drum – Calypso
4. New Orleans
5. Hey, Buddy Bolden
6. Carribee Joe/Congo Square
7. A Drum Is A Woman – Part Two
8. You Better Know It
9. Madam Zajj/Ballet Of The Flying Saucers
10. Zajj’s Dream
11. Rhumbop/Carribee Joe – Part Two
12. Finale

CD5: “Such Sweet Thunder”
1. Such Sweet Thunder
2. Sonnet For Caesar
3. Sonnet For Hank Cinq
4. Lady Mac
5. Sonnet In Search Of A Moor
6. The Telecasters
7 .Up And Down, Up And Down (I Will Lead Them Up And Down)
8. Sonnet For Sister Kate
9. The Star-Crossed Lovers
10. Madness In Great Ones
11. Half The Fun
12. Circle Of Fourths
Bonus Tracks
13. The Star-Crossed Lovers (Stereo L.P. Master)
14. Circle Of Fourths (Stereo L.P. Master)
15. Suburban Beauty
16. A Flat Minor
17. Café Au Lait
18. Half The Fun (Aka Lately – Alternate Take)
19. Suburban Beauty (Alternate Take)
20. A Flat Minor (Outtakes)
21. Café Au Lait (Outtakes)
22. Pretty Girl (Aka The Star-Crossed Lovers – First Recording)

CD6: “Ellington Indigos”
1. Solitude
2. Where Or When
3. Mood Indigo
4. Autumn Leaves (Full Version)
5. The Sky Fell Down
6. Prelude To A Kiss
7. Willow Weep For Me
8. Tenderly
9. Dancing In The Dark
Bonus Tracks
10. Night And Day
11. Cop-Out
“The Perfume Suite”
12. Under The Balcony
13. Strange Feeling
14. Dancers In Love
15. Coloratura

CD7: “Black, Brown And Beige”
1. Part I
2. Part II
3. Part III (Light)
4. Part IV (Come Sunday)
5. Part V (Come Sunday)
6. Part VI (23rd Psalm)
Bonus Tracks
7. Track 360 (Alternate Take)
8. Blues In Orbit (Alternate Take)
9. Part I (Alternate Take)
10. Part II (Alternate Take)
11. Part III (Light) (Alternate Take)
12. Part IV (Come Sunday)
13. Part V (Come Sunday)
14. Part VI (23rd Psalm)
15. Studio Conversation
16. Come Sunday (A Cappella)

CD8: “At The Bal Masque”
1. Alice Blue Gown
2. Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?
3. Got A Date With An Angel
4. Poor Butterfly
5. Satan Takes A Holiday
6. The Peanut Vendor
7. Satin Doll
8. Lady In Red
9. Indian Love Call
10. The Donkey Serenade
11. Gypsy Love Song
12. Laugh, Clown, Laugh

CD9: “The Cosmic Scene”
1. Avalon
2. Body And Soul
3. Bass-Ment
4. Early Autumn
5. Jones
6. Perdido
7. St. Louis Blues
8. Spacemen
9. Midnight Sun
10. Take The “A” Train
Bonus Tracks
11. Body And Soul (Alternate Take)
12. Jones (Alternate Take)


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CD ALBUM BOX SET  
Recording Artist Duke Ellington
Product Title The Complete Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1951-1958 - Sealed
Product Information Duke Ellington The Complete Columbia Studio Albums Collection 1951-1958 - Sealed UK CD Album Box Set.
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info
Artists Related To Al Hibbler, Barney Bigard, Ben Webster, Betty Roché, Bill Berry, Billy Strayhorn, Booty Wood, Brooks Kerr, Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Cootie Williams & Rex Stewart, Cozy Cole, Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges, Harold Ashby, Harold Ashby & Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, Jimmy Grissom, Jimmy Hamilton, Johnny Hodges, Lawrence Brown, Mercer Ellington, Norris Turney, Paul Gonsalves, Ray Nance, Rex Stewart, Taft Jordan, The Clarinet Summit, The Duke's Trumpets, The Ellingtonians
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